Sharing the challenge: Using threaded discussion groups to build teacher resiliency
International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning
Producing more teachers to address the current teacher shortage is a quick fix that ignores the deeper issue of teacher retention. Teacher educators and school district staff developers should be developing ways to prepare resilient teachers. This article explores the use of threaded discussion groups used in two pre-service reading courses to investigate the potential for online discussions to support the development of the attributes of resiliency in both pre- and in-service teachers.
Mohr, K. A. J., Wickstrom, C., Bernshausen, D., Patterson, L., & Mathis, J. (2003, October 20). Sharing the challenge: Using threaded discussion groups to build teacher resiliency. International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning 7(11), 1-13, retrieved December 5, 2003 from http://www.calgary.ca/~iejll/volume7/mohr.htm.